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Formal Complaints

 

Upon the completion of an investigation into a complaint or employer’s notice, the Professional Conduct Committee (PCC), may charge a registered teacher with having committed professional misconduct or professional incompetence. The PCC does this by lodging a formal complaint with the Discipline Committee. Formal complaints; the date, time and location of hearings; and decisions of the Discipline Committee are made public on the SPTRB’s website.


Hearing Dates

Disciplinary hearings of the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board are open to the public. Notices of Hearings are to advise members of the public that the allegations as described in the notice will be considered by a panel to determine if the allegations are founded or not.

These matters have been referred to the Discipline Committee for a public hearing after the Professional Conduct Committee conducted a full investigation. Details of individual hearings can be found in the Notice of Hearing.

Hearings are conducted at 204-3775 Pasqua Street, Regina, Saskatchewan.

Please contact us at 306-352-2230, toll-free in Saskatchewan at 1-844-254-2230 or by email at registrar@sptrb.ca if you have additional questions.



      NAME       HEARING DATE       TIME      NOTICE OF HEARING      STATUS 
      Lundgren, Rhett
               June 20, 2019                 1:00 p.m.             Notice of Hearing              pending
                             
                             

 

Decisions of the Discipline Committee

The Registered Teachers Act grants the SPTRB the authority to set and monitor the standards of conduct and competence for registered teachers in Saskatchewan. The purpose of publishing discipline outcomes is to enhance the transparency of discipline processes, educate registered teachers and the public about the standards, and provide the public with confidence that registered teachers who do not meet the standards will be held accountable. 

Decisions of the Discipline Committee are made public on the SPTRB website. Decisions are posted once the 30-day period for bringing an appeal has expired and no appeal has been brought.

             
  NAME   DECISION DATE        DECISION   
  Ruzicka, Troy   March 26, 2018   Ruzicka Decision  
  Denis, Lisette    June 5, 2017
April 4, 2017 
  Denis Penalty
Denis Decision 
 
  Senger, Trent    May 24, 2017    Senger Decision   
  Gartner, Lyle   May 10, 2017    Gartner Decision   
  Cain, Martina    April 3, 2017    Cain Decision  
  Levesque, Michel       January 10, 2017   Levesque Decision  
       

Consensual Complaint Resolution Agreements

The Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) may deem a complaint appropriate for a consensual complaint resolution agreement (CCRA). A CCRA is a process by which a teacher admits to having committed misconduct or incompetence and consents to taking measures to rectify the situation that led to the complaint. Complaints referred for consensual complaint resolution must be resolved to the satisfaction of the complainant, the teacher who is the subject of the complaint and the PCC. All CCRA’s are made public on the SPTRB’s website.



 2019                         2017      
NAME      AGREEMENT  NAME        AGREEMENT   
Oberg, Wade   Oberg Agreement   Ross, Douglas   Ross Agreement  
Fisher, Jeffrey   Fisher Agreement   MacLean, Kathleen   MacLean Agreement  
Chagnon, Kimberley   Chagnon Agreement   Rudnicki, Curtis   Rudnicki Agreement   
        Chapman, Brian   Chapman Agreement   
 2018       Straile, Jason    Straile Agreement  
NAME   AGREEMENT          
Lozinski, Reid    Lozinski Agreement          
Priel, Cherie    Priel Agreement          
Saarela, Heather    Saarela Agreement          
               


Other Agreements

In some situations, the SPTRB will determine it necessary to enter into agreements with individuals related to disciplinary matters. These agreements are in addition to (and not in lieu of) the standard disciplinary process and are typically protective in nature.

 

Cessation Agreements

Rather than seek a temporary suspension of a teacher’s certificate from the courts, a more efficient means of achieving the same result is for the teacher to formally agree to cease certain activities. Some circumstances require making the agreement and its contents available to the public to inform the public and to protect the public interest.

 NAME      DATE      AGREEMENT
 Lundgren, Rhett   2017     Lundgren Agreement